Fuso Truck Recall

Mitsubishi Motors

Fuso Truck Recalls


June 2004

Mitsubishi Fuso and Bus Japan

Fuso Trucks

Number Potentially Involved:

Dates of Manufacture:

Defect: Fuel tanks and drive shafts detaching, parking brakes failing and steering wheels not working ...

Background: MMC found 41 defects since october 1992 that could lead to accidents; only four had been reported to the transport ministry. 21 accidents were caused by these defects and in nine cases, secret repairs were made.

Rank, Meaning, Defect, number of defects

A : Defect could directly lead to accidents. : Could lead to fuel tanks falling off and drive shaft detaching while the auto is in motion (26)

B : Defect could indirectly lead to accident. : .. (15)

C : Little risk of accidents

D : Were subject to past recalls, but they require further safety testing

E : Involves defects in parts that are used by other automakers.


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93 defects including fuel tanks and drive shafts detaching, parking brakes failing and steering wheels not working.


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